16. Aug

2017

Podcast with Israel Halperin

Israel Halperin is at the final stages of his PhD conducted through Edith-Cowan University in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). His thesis deals with the effects coaching feedback have on performance of resistance trained subjects and combat athletes. Israel spent the past 3 years working with the four Olympic Combat sports in the AIS Combat Centre as a sport scientist. Throughout the years he trained dozens of world class athletes for competition as an S&C and a Muay Thai coach. Israel has international competition experience in Muay Thai. He spent 2 years in the U.S and a year in Thailand for training and competition purposes, and holds two black belts.

In this podcast, Israel and I discuss the following:

Question 1: What is attentional focusing instructions and what effect does it have on performance?

Question 2: Can you explain which effect choices have on motor skill learning and performance?

Question 3: You have also done studies on knowledge of exercise endpoint during repeated maximal voluntary contractions. Could you tell us more about that?

Question 4: Regarding coaching cues, how does different feedbacks affect the performance of the athlete?

Question 5: What is the take home messages and practical applications?

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About the author:

Juma Iraki

Juma Iraki is a certified Personal Trainer and holds a Bachelor degree in Nutrition Sciences. He has also completed the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee and is currently doing his Masters degree in Sports Nutrition at The University of Stirling.

He is the CEO of Iraki Nutrition AS and Head of Nutrition at AFPT where he lectures in Sports Nutrition. He also works as a business consultant for Proteinfabrikken in Norway and as a sports nutritionist for the National Judo Federation in Norway.